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Date: November 03, 2006

Time: 9:00 PM

City: Providence, Rhode Island

Venue: FirstWorks Festival

Presenter: FirstWorks Festival

Program

 

Sun Rings (2002)

Composed by Terry Riley
With special guests, The Providence Singers, conducted by Andrew Clark

Willie Williams, Visual Design
Larry Neff, Lighting Design
Mark Grey, Sound Design

Sun Rings (2002)
for string quartet, chorus and pre-recorded spacescapes

1. Sun Rings Overture
2. Hero Danger
3. Beebopterismo
4. Planet Elf Sindoori
5. Earth Whistlers
6. Earth/Jupiter Kiss
7. The Electron Cyclotron Frequency Parlour
8. Prayer Central
9. Venus Upstream
10. One Earth, One People, One Love

Scott Fraser, Audio Engineer
Kronos Performing Arts Association, Production Management
Janet Cowperthwaite, Producer
Laird Rodet, Project Development
Don Gurnett, Project Advisor
David Dvorin, Recorded Sound Transformation
Mark Logue, Associate Video Director
Sidney Chen, Artistic Administrator/Chorus Liaison

Sun Rings runs approximately one hour and thirty minutes with no intermission.

Sun Rings was commissioned for the Kronos Quartet by the NASA Art Program, the National Endowment for the Arts, The Rockefeller Foundation’s Multi-Arts Production Fund, Hancher Auditorium/University of Iowa, Society for the Performing Arts, Eclectic Orange Festival/Philharmonic Society of Orange County, SFJAZZ, Barbican, London, U.K., University of Texas Performing Arts Center, Austin (with the support of the Topfer Endowment for Performing Arts), and the Brooklyn Academy of Music.  Additional contributions from Stephen K. Cassidy, Margaret Lyon, Greg G. Minshall, and David A. and Evelyne T. Lennette made this work possible.

UPDATED 08.22.06

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